Filming for the second season of the Netflix hit “Bridgerton” should start in spring 2021 and it is already clear: The re will be a little less of the hot Duke (Regé-Jean Page, 31), but more of Daphne’s brother and bachelor Lord Anthony Bridgertion (Jonathan Bailey, 32).
Daphne Brigerton’s (Phoebe Dynevor, 25) oldest brother wants to finally settle down after his love mess in season 1 and is actively looking for women – with success! As Netflix now announces on Twitter, it is finally clear who will play his queen of hearts in the coming season.
The 25-year-old Simone Ashley is supposed to slip into the role of Kate in season 2 and turn the head of the Bridgerton son!
“Get ready to fall in love with Simone Ashley, who will play Kate in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Kate is a smart, headstrong young woman who does not tolerate anything stupid – including Anthony Bridgerton, “writes the streaming giant on the social media platform.
▶ ︎ But who is the young actress?
The re she played the role of Olivia Hanan. She was also seen in the mystery series “Broadchurch” (2013).
The young actress is not only talented, but also beautiful! Ashley already graced the cover of the Indian “Harper’s Bazaar”.
In the novel, Ashley’s character is called Kate Sheffield. But the team of the Netflix series decided that their family should be of Indian descent and changed their last name for the series to Kate Sharma, as the online film magazine “Deadline” reports.
The series creator and the producers decided in their work for the series to cast several leading roles, which are white in the novels, with black characters. This also included the Duke of Hastings, Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh, 58) and Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel, 51).